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sanchez-sonia-181 Bibliografia

Sonia Sanchez

* Homecoming, Broadside Press, 1969
* We a Baddddd People (1970), Broadside Press, 1973
* Love Poems, Third Press, 1973
* A Blues Book for a Blue Black Magic Woman, Broadside Press, 1974
* Autumn Blues
* Continuous Fire: A Collection of Poetry
* Shake Down Memory: A Collection of Political Essays and Speeches
* It's a New Day: Poems for Young Brothas and Sistuhs (1971)
* Homegirls and Handgrenades(1985) (reprint White Pine Press, 2007, ISBN 9781893996809)
* Under a Soprano Sky, Africa World Press, 1987, ISBN 9780865430525
* I've Been a Woman: New and Selected Poems, Third World Press, 1985, ISBN 9780883781128
* Wounded in the House of a Friend, Beacon Press, 1995, ISBN 9780807068267
* Does Your House have Lions, Beacon Press, 1997, ISBN 9780807068304
* Like the Singing Coming Off of Drums, Beacon Press, 1998
* Shake Loose My Skin. Beacon Press. 2000. ISBN 9780807068533.
* Ash(2001)
* Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam (2001)
* Morning Haiku. Beacon Press. 2010. ISBN 9780807069103.


* Black Cats and Uneasy Landings
* I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When I Ain't (1982)
* The Bronx is Next (1970)
* Sista Son/Ji (1972)
* Uh Huh, But How Do It Free Us? (1975)
* Malcolm Man/Don't Live Here No More (1979)
* I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When I Ain't and Other Plays (Duke University Press, 2010)

Children's Books

* It's a New Day
* A Sound Investment
* The Adventures of Fat Head, Small Head, and Square Head, The Third Press, 1973, ISBN 9780893880941


* We Be Word Sorcerers
* 360 Degrees of Blackness Coming at Ya!
* Robert Bly, David Lehman, ed (1999). The Best American poetry, 1999. Scribner. ISBN 9780684842806.
* Junot Díaz, ed (2001). "A Poem for My Father". The Beacon Best of 2001: great writing by women and men of all colors and cultures. Beacon Press. ISBN 9780807062395.
* Arnold Rampersad, Hilary Herbold, ed (2006). "answer to yo / question of am i not yo / woman even if you went on shit again". The Oxford anthology of African-American poetry. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195125634.


* Joyce Ann Joyce, ed (2007). Conversations with Sonia Sanchez. University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 9781578069521.


* A Sun Lady for All Seasons Reads Her Poetry (Folkways Records, 1971)
* Every Tone a Testimony (Smithsonian Folkways, 2001)


1. Rodriguez, Raquel (2006). "Sanchez, Sonia (1934-)". In Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu. Writing African American Women: An Encyclopedia of Literature by and about Women of Color. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. pp. 764–8. ISBN 0-313-33197-9.
2. Emmanuel Sampath Nelson, ed (2004). African American dramatists: an A-to-Z guide. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313322334.
3. Avital H. Bloch, Lauri Umansky, ed (2005). Impossible to hold: women and culture in the 1960's. NYU Press. ISBN 9780814799109.
4. TV Guide

External links

* Official Website
* Academy of American Poets
* Works by or about Sonia Sanchez in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
* Sonia Sanchez Biography at Voices from the Gap
* Approaches to Teaching Sonia Sanchez's Poetry
* An Evening with Sonia Sanchez
* Painted Voices: Sonia Sanchez Biography
* Women of Color Women of Word
* Sonia Sanchez Biography at Speak Out
* Sonia Sanchez Article at the Heath Anthology of American Literature
* Sanchez Discography at Smithsonian Folkways
* Sonia Sanchez's oral history video excerpts at The National Visionary Leadership Project


Nel 1969 ha vinto il P.E.N. Writing Award. Ha ottenuto poi il National Education Association Award 1977-1988 e il National Academy and Arts Award e il National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award nel 1978-1979. Nel 1985 ha ottenuto l'American Book Award per Homegirls and Handgrenades. Gli sono stati conferiti anche il Community Service Award dal National Black Caucus of State Legislators, il Lucretia Mott Award, il Governor's Award for Excellence in the Humanities e il Peace and Freedom Award dalla Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Sonia Sanchez è nata a Birmingham, Alabama, nel 1934. Poetessa, drammaturga, insegnante e attivista per i diritti civili, è una delle voci più forti e appassionate della letteratura afroamericana contemporanea. Quando aveva solo un anno di età sua madre morì e lei fu mandata a vivere con la nonna paterna. Nel 1943 si è trasferita ad Harlem per vivere con il padre, la sorella e la matrigna, che era la terza moglie del padre. Nel 1955 ha ottenuto la laurea in scienze politiche all’Hunter...